Top two in UK for quality of published work

Source: Research Excellence Framework

World-leading staff, an active and international student community, and an exceptionally diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world’s most exciting places to study philosophy.

SURE Prize Award

In the recent awards for the SURE scheme for 2019, Dario Trimarchi, a dual Politics/Philosophy student, has won the prize for the best dissemination of a project for his powerpoint presentation, and was shortlisted for the prize for student researcher of the year.

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Funding is available for PhD study in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield

The deadline for applications for these is 29 January 2020 at 17.00. To be eligible you first need to have applied for a place on the programme.

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National Student Survey

We scored 96% for student satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey making us third in the Russell Group for Philosophy.

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Flexible study

We offer students a range of flexible study options. Undergraduate courses have no core modules so you can design your own degree.

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We have wide-ranging research interests with leading authorities in areas including feminism, German idealism, philosophy of psychology and metaphysics.

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Working together

Partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students. Our Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and our Philosophy in the City outreach programme thrive on collaboration.

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